Covirán Closes 2011, with a growth of 5%, after setting up a process of international expansion
27 March 2012
Luis Osuna, CEO-general Director of the company, has confirmed that the sales to level of supermarkets have reached the figure of 1.000 million euros.
Of face to the present year, this fixed international cooperative his put in an increase his volume of business of 10%, reaching like this a growth accumulated of more than 50% from 2008, coinciding with the start of the current crisis. Along this exercise, will invest nine million euros for like this tackle the main projects that mark the leaf of route of this year. These last would be an integral modernisation of the company, the opening to new markets and an orientation 100% to the final customer.
Besides, Covirán has turned into the first teach national that initiates a process of internationalisation. To national level, the main aim focaliza to the penetration of teachs it in Balearic before final of year, reaching like this witnesses in all the autonomous communities. Out of the country, the bet goes through to give continuity to the current Plan of Expansion and of growth.
In Portugal, teachs it has realised a powerful investment that already is giving his fruit. From the year 2010 and until finals of 2011, has attained the opening of 90 supermarkets in 14 districts (Aveiro, Beja, Knickers, Braganza, Coimbra, Faro, Leiria, Lisbon, Carry, Santarèm, Setúbal, Viana do Castelo, Vila Real and Viseu). To give service to his associated, has two platforms (of the 25 totals), situated in Aveiro, north of the country and in Algoz, in the zone south.
In 2013 the aim will be, in words of Osuna, the opening of a third platform in the zone of Lisbon (city where already is situated his own headquarters of offices from where centralises the administrative management in this country), offering coverage to all the Portuguese territory.
And is that the exercise 2011 closed with a volume of business in Portugal of 10 million euros. The forecast of face to 2012 is that this figure increase until the 20 millions, reaching to finals of the present year the 150 establishments. This would generate a figure of sales in the establishments of 40 million euros.
The cooperative model of Covirán, will continue his development so as to keep growing out of the national market. Before 2015, it teachs it it could disembark in other countries to position , to the equal that in Spain, like the best solution of the detallismo independent.